|Posted by ED on December 16, 2003 at 13:35:45:|
|In response to Re: odor from bathroom sink|
This question has also popped up numerous times.
Your pipe has soured. It is a chronic condition and will not go away quietly. Older pipes can get bacterial organisms to set up housekeeping in your pipes. Ususally this happens in older pipes that have been allowed to sit for an extended periof of time like going away on vacation, busineess trip, etc.
As you stated, it only appears after the pipe has set for awhile. That may differ though depending on the infestation by those microscopic buggers.
In a double bowl lav, often one bowl will just sit without being used frequently. Although it can happen elsewhere like kitchen sinks too.
If you use the contaminated sink on a regular basis several times a day for the next month, you may exorcise the little demons fouling up your water.
A little hope and prayer wouldn't hurt either.
BTW- These little stinkers' actions are not causing anything that will harm your health. Just flush the little trolls down the tubes before using the water!
Thanks for the opportunity to be a little colorful in my language. Everything I have said is serious and factual. Not pulling any legs here!
: I would appreciate your advice.
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